A review of Kutta Chooranam for Padar thamarai kuttam (Taenia infections) in Siddha medicine.

Vanitha, L. and Rajashanker, G. (2008) A review of Kutta Chooranam for Padar thamarai kuttam (Taenia infections) in Siddha medicine. Siddha Papers, 01 (08) BR (Independence Day Special). pp. 1-5. ISSN 0974-2522

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Abstract

Skin diseases are classified into eighteen types in Siddha. It includes the whole range of dermatological complaints arising out of the moods of the human mind to the various micro-organisms, vast external environment and complex endocrine and metabolic transitions within the body. Fungal infections, leucoderma, leprosy are all included within this classification. The Siddha drug Kutta chooranam inhibits the growth of the micro cultures of E.coli, Klebsiella, Staph aureus. It contains lots of tannins and anthroquinones, in the phytochemical screening.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Siddha, Kuttam, Taenia, Kutta chooranam, Leucoderma, Leprosy, E.coli, Staphylococcus auerus, Klebsiella, Tannins, Anthroquinones, Phytochemical Screening, Taenia Infections
Subjects:Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Medicine, Traditional
Bacteria > Proteobacteria
Bacteria > Gram-Positive Bacteria
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins > Macromolecular Systems > Biopolymers
Organic Chemicals > Quinones > Anthraquinones
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Leprosy
Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases > Skin Diseases > Pigmentation Disorders
Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases > Skin Diseases
Bacteria > Gram-Negative Bacteria
Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Phytotherapy
Polycyclic Hydrocarbons > Polycyclic Hydrocarbons, Aromatic > Anthracenes
Parasitic Diseases > Helminthiasis > Cestode Infections
Plants > Plants, Medicinal
ID Code:3078
Deposited By:Dr Thomas M Walter
Deposited On:17 September 2008

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